The other epidemics

Science has shown us that alcohol use disorder is a chronic and relapsing disease, but talking about it in our culture is still complicated.

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Introduction: Willpower hijacked

Surely, we all know someone close to us who uses drugs. Consider, for example, tobacco or alcohol, or even marijuana. They may at some point have tried to stop using and, after somewhat longer or shorter periods of abstinence, have started using again. Not every drug


Why do we consume alcohol despite its harmful effects?

Alcohol is like any other type of drug, except more widespread and accepted. It is important to contextualise the importance of social behaviour in its consumption.


The role of the brain in financial decisions

How do decision-making processes affect brain activity? What role do emotions play on finances?